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Sirti Telco Infrastructures at #DronesBeyond23

25 October 2023


Sirti Telco Infrastructures, part of Sirti Group, participated in #DronesBeyond23 held at the Fiera del Levante in Bari. During the event, our project "4G-5G BTS Mobile Stations - UAS" was presented. This project involves the use of drones for the detection and subsequent post-production of images of base stations. The aim is to carry out activities related to evolutionary and/or predictive maintenance, design upgrades for equipment and site infrastructure, asset analysis, and e-learning using augmented reality.

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"Sirti Digital Solutions at SMAU 2023: cleaner air in the railway maintanance facility thanks to biotechnology at the Trenord facility in Milan Fiorenza, the largest in Europe, an innovative solution has been adopted to make the air as pure as in a forest - the project receives the SMAU innovation award"

A project that integrates digital and sustainability, developed by the Sirti Digital Solutions team in co-creation with Trenord, leverages an innovative biotechnology-based air purification solution capable of capturing impurities through a completely natural process. The installation at the Trenord Fiorenza maintenance facility, the largest in Europe, will improve air quality in offices and common areas, such as the cafeteria and changing rooms, to enhance the well-being of workers, all within the framework of sustainable development and open innovation. Milan, October 19, 2023 - Sirti Digital Solutions, an innovation hub in the field of network infrastructure development, digital services, and cybersecurity, has embarked on an innovative project with Trenord, a Lombard railway company and one of the most important local public transportation companies in Europe. This project integrates digital and sustainability to improve air quality for the benefit of employees in offices and other non-industrial buildings. "A project that integrates digital and sustainability, developed by the Sirti Digital Solutions team in co-creation with Trenord, leverages an innovative biotechnology-based air purification solution capable of capturing impurities through a completely natural process. The installation at the Trenord Fiorenza maintenance facility, the largest in Europe, will improve air quality in offices and common areas, such as the cafeteria and changing rooms, to enhance the well-being of workers, all within the framework of sustainable development and open innovation. At the Trenord Fiorenza maintenance facility, covering an area of 450,000 square meters, of which approximately 10,000 square meters are dedicated to non-industrial buildings, an experimental air purification solution called Pure Air Zones has been installed to improve air quality in the working environments. The trial focuses on areas with higher population density, including offices, cafeteria, training rooms, infirmary, and changing rooms. In these spaces, a total of 13 bioreactors based on AIRcel, an innovative and unique biotechnology developed by the start-up U-Earth Biotechnologies, have been installed. AIRcel purifies the air through a completely natural biotechnological process of electrostatic attraction and bio-oxidation, which transforms the absorbed impurities into water, carbon dioxide, and a non-toxic base. It operates with a specific blend of certified biotechnological additives, which must be integrated into the purifier on a monthly basis. The device, with negligible energy consumption, purifies the air from bacteria and fine dust particles. In the areas where the Pure Air Zones devices are installed, they are connected to monitoring stations that measure key air quality parameters in real-time, such as CO2, temperature, humidity, VOC, and PM2.5 (fine dust particles). The data collected by individual sensors are gathered on a management and monitoring platform developed by Sirti Digital Solutions in the form of a digital dashboard. Specifically, the platform will be responsible for the digital representation of the status and performance of the devices deployed in the field (in IoT terminology, a digital twin), not only collecting air quality measurements and visually representing them through dedicated dashboards but also managing maintenance activities. Sirti Digital Solutions will also support the railway company in the maintenance and assistance activities envisaged in the project. With its capacity, the small AIRcel bioreactor purifies the air as much as 276 trees would. The Pure Air Zone project is part of the broader Sustainability journey that Sirti and Trenord have undertaken for years, particularly addressing two of the Sustainable Development Goals defined by the United Nations (SDGs), namely those related to Health and Well-being (3) and Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure (9). "We are particularly pleased to be a partner of Trenord and to collaborate with the start-up U-Earth Biotechnologies in this innovative project, awarded by SMAU 2023, aimed at improving working conditions and creating well-being for the people at the Trenord Fiorenza Maintenance facility," said Carmine Scalzi, Sales Director of Sirti Digital Solutions Spa. "Investing in and developing technologies like this, which significantly enhance the well-being of people in their workplace and, at the same time, contribute to digital innovation without impacting the environment, allows us to concretely contribute to the path of sustainable development in our region. The project is a virtuous example of how through the collaboration between innovative companies and start-ups, innovation can become an enabling factor for the digital transformation of entire industrial value chains. The project received the SMAU Innovation Award, a recognition of the strong innovation propensity of Italian companies. An award presented to companies and public administrations that have introduced innovative solutions, obtaining significant benefits for their business through collaboration with startups and innovative companies, following a logic of Co-Innovation and/or Open Innovation." Please note that some technical terms related to the project have been left in their original Italian form to maintain clarity and accuracy.

Sirti Digital Solutions sponsor of the exercise "Lira - Cyber Fox 2023"

"Sirti Digital Solutions, the ICT company of the Sirti Group, alongside the Italian Army and the Ministry of Defense in the implementation and management of digital and cybersecurity systems for the Italian Defense." Milan, October 26, 2023 - Sirti Digital Solutions, the ICT company within the Sirti Group, an innovation hub in the field of network infrastructure development, digital services, and cybersecurity, participated as a sponsor and acted as a System Integrator in the "Lira - Cyber Fox 2023" Exercise, which took place in recent days at the Perotti Barracks in Rome. The exercise, led by the Communications Command and conducted across the national territory from Caldaro (Bolzano) to Palermo, served as a training and readiness assessment opportunity for the personnel of the Command units in the planning, implementation, and management of the C5 system (networks, data centers, Cyber Defense, radio, and tactical links) in support of the maneuvers of a large combat unit. The training activity also aimed to test and strengthen the capabilities of the Army's Cyber Security Unit in detecting and managing cyber threats, allowing the assessment of the robustness and resilience of the network system in place. With a strong presence in the field of digital transformation and innovative skills developed in its Digital Lab, Sirti Digital Solutions has been supporting the Defense sector for several years with operations aimed at improving institutional technological infrastructure, thanks to its extensive experience in digital system integration. "It is with great pride that we continue to stand by the Army and the Ministry of Defense, having the opportunity to contribute to projects related to such a critical aspect for our country, such as cybersecurity," says Luca Rubaga, Managing Director of Sirti Digital Solutions. "Projects like the technological upgrade of the Data Center at the General Secretariat of Defense and the executive design and implementation of security systems within the military airport of Ghedi, home to the 6th Wing of the Italian Air Force, allow us to strengthen our position as a reference point in the country's digital transformation journey." Sirti Digital Solutions S.p.A. is the new company within the Sirti Group that enables digital transformation through networking services, software, and system integration, cybersecurity, IoT, Cloud, and technological plants. The company holds 1,700 certifications from the world's leading technology players. It boasts a Digital Lab dedicated to the development and implementation, in a co-creation approach with vendors, clients, and startups, of new digital solutions.